Granblue Fantasy the Animation special airs on ANIPLUS Asia this January

Television special featuring the first two episodes of fantasy anime, adapted from a popular mobile game.

Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced that Granblue Fantasy the Animation television special is set to premiere on this month.

The announcement is in addition to the channel’s January line-up, including the premiere of Fate/Grand Order -Last Order- special.

The anime special is composed of the first two episodes of the upcoming anime series, which will premiere on Saturday, January 21, at 07:30pm (06:30pm JKT/BKK) with encore presentation on January 22 (Sunday) at 10:00pm (09:00pm JKT/BKK) and January 28 (Saturday) at 10:00pm (09:00pm JKT/BKK).

 

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This is a world of the skies, where many islands drift in the sky. A boy named Gran and a talking winged lizard named Vyrn lived in Zinkenstill, an island which yields mysteries. One day, they come across a girl named Lyria. Lyria had escaped from the Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to rule over this world using powerful military prowess. In order to escape from the Empire, Gran and Lyria head out into the vast skies, holding the letter Gran’s father left behind – which said, “I will be waiting at Estalucia, Island of Stars”.

Granblue Fantasy the Animation is an upcoming anime adaptation of a popular role-playing video game for mobile devices by gaming developer Cygames. The game was launched in March 2014 in Japan, which expanded worldwide in March last year.

Ayako Kurata, who was the chief animation director of Black Blood Brothers anime series, is the Series Director of the upcoming anime, while Yuuki Itoh, who previously worked on The [email protected] anime series, will be the director.

Toshifumi Akai, who previously handled character designs for Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, will adapt Hideo Minaba’s original character designs for the anime, which will be produced by A-1 Pictures.

The Japanese voice cast are lead by Yuuki Ono (“Taiga Kagami”, Kuroko’s Basketball) as “Gran” and Nao Toyama (“Kongou”, Kantai Collection) as “Lyria”.

 

For more details regarding Granblue Fantasy the Animation, please visit the show page at http://site.aniplus-asia.com/show/granblue-fantasy/.

Filipino anime fans can watch ANIPLUS Asia’s linear channel via the Tribe app. For more details, you may visit their website at tribenow.tv. You may download Tribe app on the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

For more details on ANIPLUS Asia and its programming, you may visit their website at aniplus-asia.com. You may also like them on Facebook at facebook.com/aniplushd.asia or follow them on Twitter at @aniplusasia.